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STARRED REVIEW

Black Boy Joy

16 Black authors offer moments of joy that highlight the sweetness of the ordinary and extraordinary in this treasure of a short story collection.

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Review of ‘Black Boy Joy’

In a short introduction to Black Boy Joy, anthology editor Kwame Mbalia (Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky) reveals three secrets: He doesn’t like watching the news, he cries when he is happy, and he wants readers to be happy. He describes Black Boy Joy as what happened when he combined those three…

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